Sometimes, the debate on the value of our under appreciated zinc-coated-copper cent can get very passionate. While there are multiple sides to every story, we may forget the satire in all of the arguments.

As part of a similar discussion on the Collectors Society forums, we were introduced to this satyrical “scientific” answer to the question, Is a penny worth picking up?. It is a serious sounding, tongue-in-cheek look at what it would cost to pick up one of these coins laying on the ground.

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It’s Sunday… we might as well have a little fun!

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